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I have a whirlpool 7700 Power Clean vacuum cleaner - the built in kind. It's not sucking very well. The motor still runs and I've cleaned out the collector. Any suggestions?
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Hi, I have a whirlpool 7700 Power Clean vacuum cleaner - the built in kind. It's not sucking very well. The motor still runs and I've cleaned out the collector. Any suggestions?
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